Definitions of electrolytic

  1. a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. of or concerned with or produced by electrolysis Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Alt. of Electrolytical Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Relating to electrolysis. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for electrolytic

  1. Claims have been made that electrolytic hypochlorite is more efficient as a germicide than bleach when compared on the basis of their available chlorine content but no evidence of it has been produced. – Chlorination of Water by Joseph Race
  2. In this process the electric current, which comes from the power- house with an energy of 2000 horse- power, has to be transformed twice; first, to bring it to the proper voltage for the work of decomposition, and, secondly, to change it from an alternating to a direct current, by which all electrolytic processes are carried on. – Electricity and Magnetism Nature's Miracles, Vol. III. by Elisha Gray